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412th Test Wing 1st Quarter Award Winners

Air Force photograph by Chris Higgins Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, watches Jeanette White, 412th Civil Engineering Group, absolutely smash a foam baseball into the audience after accepting her 30-year government service award May 14 during the 412th Test Wing’s 1st Quarter Awards ceremony. 30 Years of Government Service Pin Jerry…

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Don’t be a no show

The 412th Medical Group is dedicated to meeting the health care needs of you and your family by providing access to its services and the best possible medical care.

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Team Edwards hosts Military Retiree Appreciation Day

Approximately 400 military retirees, their families and surviving spouses were invited to attend the 2015 Military Retiree Appreciation Day event held at the Oasis Community Center May 16.

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Edwards youth ‘conquer’ the gift of giving, volunteering

A youth group from the Base Chapel's Catholic parish, called The Conquerors, is doing its best to exemplify the Air Force core value, "service before self," in all they do.

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JetHawks tickets donated for Military Appreciation Week

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Left to Right: Col. David Radomski, 412th Test Wing vice commander, Allison Hastings, Donald Collins, Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th TW command chief, Carole Sarian and Jason Siegen. Donald Collins, Principal of Progress Farms, donated a suite in the Lancaster Municipal Stadium (The Hangar) for the May 22…


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An Edwards NCO’s journey to wounded warrior mentorship

Posted  April 24, 2015

Tech. Sgt. Ryan Delaney couldn't be happier to be a mentor for the introductory adaptive sports and rehabilitation camp that happened at Eglin AFB April 13-22.

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F-22 test squadron recognizes decorated squadron member, Vietnam hero

Posted  April 24, 2015

Base leaders will always attest to the fact that people are what make Edwards a unique place to work.

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Teal Helping Hands

Posted  April 24, 2015

Air Force photograph The Teal Helping Hands display, currently at the Oasis Community Center, is a traveling wall project presented by the 412th Test Wing’s Sexual Assault Prevention Office. The display will also head to Bldg. 3000 next to close out Sexual Assault Prevention Month.   Throughout the month of April, which is Sexual Assault…

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Eddy Coyote attends library open house

Posted  April 24, 2015

Courtesy photograph The Edwards AFB Library celebrated National Library Week April 15 with an action-packed open house. Master Sgt. Joshua Mullen, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Detachment 3, kicked things off by reading “Library Lily” and “A Library Book for Bear.” Special guest Eddy Coyote, the 412th Force Support Squadron mascot, joined the children…

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‘Motorcycles are everywhere’

Posted  April 24, 2015

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Always be on the lookout for motorcycles while driving. Have you noticed more motorcyclists on the road lately? Have you looked for motorcyclists while driving? After a multi-vehicle accident with a motorcyclist, what are the first words said to the police officer on-scene? “I didn’t see him.” According to…

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Officers’ Spouses Club grants $5,000 in scholarship money to local students

Posted  April 24, 2015

This year, the Edwards Officers' Spouses Club presented $5,000 in annual scholarship money to four local high school students.

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Kindergarten registration May 12

Posted  April 24, 2015

Registration for kindergarten will be held May 12-13 for the 2015-2016 school year. Registration will take place in the Branch Elementary School Multi-purpose Room noon-3 p.m. both days.  Children must be five years old on or before Sept. 1, 2015. Any child who will have his/her fifth birthday between Sept. 2 and Dec. 2, 2015 shall be offered a…

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‘Conserve today, secure tomorrow’

Posted  April 24, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Members from Edwards AFB’s Environmental Management office answered questions about the base environment and its animal inhabitants at the Base Exchange April 22 in honor of Earth Day.   Conserve today, secure tomorrow. That’s this year’s theme for Earth Day, which reminds people to be responsible with the Earth’s resources….

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Wingman Day May 4

Posted  April 24, 2015

Spring is in the air! Don't forget to count your blessings!

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Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community

Posted  April 24, 2015

- Last year an Oregon woman with a brain tumor made the very public choice to die. But a Colorado woman facing a terminal disease chose to live through it. Kara Tippetts, a 38-year-old married mother of four, knew the fear and pain of a stage 4 cancer diagnosis. Her approach to this trial was…

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